File:Missouri Department of Transportation vehicle - Boone County, Missouri.jpg|thumb|right|Missouri Department of Transportation workers set up road block signs in Boone County, Missouri|Boone County to warn drivers of the flooding
The '''Missouri Department of Transportation''' ('''MoDOT''' — pronounced "MO-dot") is a state government organization in charge of maintaining public roadways of the U.S. state
MoDOT has been one of the leaders in the construction of the diverging diamond interchange
, having built the first such interchange in the United States (June 2009 in Springfield) and the most of any state (six as of September 2012).
MoDOT director Kevin Keith stepped down from the position for an undisclosed medical reason on March 21, 2013, and will retire effective July 1. He has been director since November 2010. Former chief engineer, Dave Nichols, took over as interim director and was appointed director on April 2, 2013....